Tag Archives: Kolkata

Re-discovering My Kolkata

I moved back to Kolkata after spending 16 years in Mumbai (with a small stint in Gurgaon) and realised I hardly know my city! I always argued with people claiming that my city is beautiful and is rich in heritage; … Continue reading

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আমার পুজো

আকাশের নীলে ঝলকাচ্ছে হীরে, সাদা মেঘের খেয়ালী আঁকিবুঁকি, শহর ছাড়িয়ে একটু এধার ওধার গেলেই মন ভালো করে দেবে কাশফুলের ঢেউ, বাতাসে সেই চেনা আমেজ, এই বয়সেও কিশোরীর মতো বুক শিরশির করে ওঠে – পুজো আসছে ! আমার ছোটবেলার পুজো শুরু … Continue reading

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Thirsting for the monsoons

“Where did you go my lovely”? Who’s waiting for the monsoons to arrive? Raise your hands please. I, for one, am jumping up and down with my hand flailing wildly like that annoying know-it-all kid you had in your class. … Continue reading

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Kolkata – A Tale of Two Cities

“Memory’s images, once they are fixed in words, are erased,” Polo said. “Perhaps I am afraid of losing Venice all at once, if I speak of it, or perhaps, speaking of other cities, I have already lost it, little by … Continue reading

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